Specialist Transport Network Operations

Islamabad, Pakistan
JAZZ – Technology
Grade : L1

Last date to apply: 17th April 2019

As one of the top employers in the country, Jazz epitomizes the philosophy that each Jazz employee is passionately living a better every day inspired and enabled by visionary leadership, a unique professional culture, a flourishing lifestyle and continuous learning and development.
Our team & you
 To continue and change the lives of our 55 million customers. We’re a world-class organization and have assembled the right team to begin scaling aggressively. This is an opportunity for someone who wants to be part of something big and transformative, someone who will play a critical role in driving our success.
What the first 30-60-90 days in the job will look like?
-Within 30 days you will:
Attend and graduate from our company-wide on boarding process along with detailed orientation program where you will learn Jazz’s values, business, and products. Meet with the People & Organization team to understand the strategy of the function in line with Organization strategy and company road map. Have meetings, with members of other teams to understand how each function at Jazz contributes to the overall success. Understand the function and processes of Back Office Operations department within Technical, role and responsibilities of team within organization.
-Within 60 days, you will:
Introduction to Jazz MW, Optical & IP Network, understanding detailed Network Architecture, Nodes and develop concrete understanding of Jazz Change Management Policy, Transport High Level Design & Low level design. Go through all the MOP & SOP of Transport Operations. Collaborate with Internal People within Technical (Peer departments), stakeholders (Marketing, Finance and Commercial etc.) and Vendors.
-Within 90 days to onwards you will:
Develop thorough competency on Transport Network Products. Would be able to perform O&M, Configuration Management, Fault Management, Performance Management, Network Audit, Health Checks, Vendor Management and Project Execution with great product knowledge. Continuously review and bring improvements to the Jazz Technology and Development framework and craft innovative solutions as per global best practices.
What we have done and what we will do with YOU
 In the last one-year Jazz is a huge success story in terms of business transformation and digitalization, we were market leaders and we still are market leaders but with huge margins specially after successful merger of Jazz and Warid. Furthermore, we are moving ahead with latest technology/product deployment in the network.
A bit about you:
 We are looking for someone who has already worked for Transport Operations with hands on experience on Huawei and Ericsson Transport nodes “ MW, Optical & IP” . Must have good configuration, troubleshooting & analytical skills. We are also looking for someone who has excellent communication skills to be able to promote the department and technology portfolio with professionalism, maturity, and a balanced, holistic view of any competing viewpoints and last but not the least, the candidate must be a good team player.
 A bit about us:
 The Network Development department includes end to end technology planning and Operations (Level-II) domain, mainly focused on new technologies deployment, network integrations (Mobilink ~ Warid consolidation), keeping network fault free and up to date. Furthermore, customer complaints (internal, commercial & corporate) are being handled by this department. We are focused towards aligning learning and contribute to business effectively while aligning their behaviors to Jazz values.
The structure of the team you will join is:
12-member team (including the Manager). Main tasks include day to day Operation & Maintenance of nationwide Transport Network and nodes, Customer complaints handling (corporate & commercial), configuration management, troubleshooting, interaction with vendor support teams for ongoing issues, project, audits and upgrades etc.
Essential skills must have: 
- Solid base in Transport network domain including MW, optics, MPBN & enterprise IP network.
- Good understanding of transport network topologies and their inter-working
- Hands-on experience & deep understanding of ADMs, Multiplexers, Multi-service/Multi-protocol Switches (e.g. Huawei, Ericsson, Cisco, Juniper etc).
- Hands-on experience of NMS systems and associated software tools, database, architecture.
- Exposure of transmission sub systems, protocol and interface converters, etc.
- Exposure to electrical & optical cables and knows associated installation standards and best practices.
- Technologies – ASON, WSON, SDH, DWDM, OTN, MW protection schemes, Performance parameters.
- Routing Protocol – OSPF, BGP, MPLS and IGP/EGP protocols, CCNA certification.
- Huawei, Juniper and Cisco hands on with relevant certifications. Hands on Firewalls/security devices
Working at the VEON GROUP demands a high standard of business ethics and adherence to our legal obligations, our values and our Code of Conduct and supporting compliance policies and procedures. Our pioneering spirit is embodied in our values to be customer obsessed, entrepreneurial, innovative, collaborative, and truthful.  Being truthful requires us to act ethically, honestly, and with integrity. 
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